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"Strange weather, isn't it?"

"It's practically a soundtrack for pool parties, clubs and makeshift living room dance sessions. The album knows exactly what it wants to do and accomplishes it with grace". (4 out of 5 Music OMH)
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"Write about love"

Belle and Sebastian Write About Love is the eighth studio album by indie-pop group Belle & Sebastian. The album is the second collaboration between Belle & Sebastian and Tony Hoffer, who produced their previous album, The Life Pursuit.
[ file under: balsamic pop ]

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Cerulean is the auspicious debut of L.A.'s Baths. By combining songwriting with self-sampling, raw musicianship with synthesized textures, and field recordings with propulsive beats, Baths has created a seething sound-cloud packed with bright moments and prone to unexpected turns.
[ file under: on the boards of canada ]

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"In praise of more"

Engineers are a British shoegazing/dream pop band. In praise of more is Engineers' third studio album, the first with a new line-up. The album was largely written and recorded by Mark Peters, with assistance from Dave Potter and Ulrich Schnauss.
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"Penny Sparkle"

Following an album as majestic and innovative as 23 would be a hefty challenge for any band, so Blonde Redhead went in a very different direction with Penny Sparkle. Intricate, volatile guitar work has been the mainstay of the band s work since the beginning, even when nearly everything else about their music changed. This time, the trio, pare the guitars down to a bare minimum, letting the electronic flirtations on 23 develop into a full-blown romance.
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Brendan Angelides, aka Eskmo, release his first proper artist album London-based label Ninja Tune. Angelides has pushed a syncopated electronic sound that lies somewhere between dubstep and hip-hop, with his own vocals lending his tracks a dreamy, intimate feel.
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Swedish band Drivan release their first album on Smalltown Supersound. Their debut is contemplative and mostly down-tempo, blending elements of Swedish folk with ambient textures and electronic sounds. The band is led by Norwegian artist Kim Hiorthøy who frequently does graphic design for the label's album covers. 
[ file under: lo-fi ]
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"An ark for the listener"

Philip Jeck works with old records and record players salvaged from junk shops turning them to his own purposes. He really does play them as musical instruments, creating an intensely personal language that evolves with each added part of a record.
[ file under: transgressions ]

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"Gira gira"

A project initiated by DJ Scotch Egg and Boredoms' E-DA, Drum Eyes present their splendid debut on the dependably offbeat Upset The Rhythm. After the ADD analogue, squelching kosmische of 50-50, the excellent Future Police takes a stance that's halfway between affable synth-pop and live-kit powered dubstep. 
[ file under: f**k buttons ]

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"What it means to be left-handed"

Mice Parade was originally the solo project of New Yorker Adam Pierce, who has also played in Swirlies, The Dylan Group, HiM and múm.
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"Tomorrow morning"

Ninth studio release from American rock band Eels. The album is the final part of a concept trilogy, including Hombre Lobo (2009) and End Times (2010). Using the cold sound of electronic melodies and an array of loops and drum machines, Everett produces a positive and uplifting album that finishes the trilogy on an uncharacteristic high.
[ file under: e-words ]

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"Crooks & lovers"

One of post-dubstep's bright lights is Mount Kimbie. Their debut album pushes the sound into lonely, fragmented places, but locates pockets of warmth. 
[ file under: dubstepafter ]

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"Man alive"

Everything Everything’s music harks to the past whilst embracing the future, challenging the modern pop song formula with operatic vocals, covering a wide range of musical styles you wouldn’t necessarily think a rock band would. With their intelligence and breathtaking future pop Everything Everything may have just produced the début album of the year.
[ file under: madchester ]

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"Metallic spheres"

Gilmour's 2009 jam session with ambient collective The Orb has grown into an album. Metallic Spheres is designed to be heard in two parts Metallic Side and Spheres Side each 'side' containing five movements. The album features David's guitar and lap steel guitar, plus some of his vocals; Alex Paterson contributes sound manipulation, keyboards and turntables, while Youth adds bass and keyboards and handles the production.
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In between albums, Fennesz maintains a healthy career as a collaborator and improviser, having worked with the likes of Jim O'Rourke, Peter Rehberg and Ryuichi Sakamoto, on records that often manage to rival the greatness and intensity of the man's more noted solo works. Knoxville, a trio recording with David Daniell and Tony Buck at the Big Ears Festival in 2009 is another entry into that category of great collaborative works.
[ file under: glitchtar ]

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Barking is the eighth studio album by British dance act Underworld. This effort sees band members Karl Hyde and Rick Smith expand their signature deep electronic sound by working with a diverse selection of guest producers: High Contrast, Paul Van Dyk and Dubfire.
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"Lost where I belong"

Andreya Triana's debut single was released on the 6th of April 2010 on Ninja Tune and is titled Lost Where I Belong and like the album is produced by Simon Green aka Bonobo. She likes to sing, laugh, dance about, dream, strum her guitar and write songs using preferably good quality stationery. 
[ file under: cinematic ]

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"JoJo Burger Tempest"

The return of Working for a Nuclear Free City is a welcome reminder that the samples and electronic beats of blog house, chillwave or post-dubstep are not the only directions. This second cd clocks in near 90 minutes and it's a double: one disc of 17 individual songs, one of a single 33-minute suite.
[ file under: shoegaze ]

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"Future bass"

Soul Jazz frame the UK's morphing rhizome of dubstep and technoid dancefloor operators under the Future Bass tag for a heavyweight 3x12" comp, featuring established producers such as Mala, Four Tet, Untold, and Coki, alongside relative youngers like Randomer, Distal and Harry Craze.
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Probably his best album so far, this new album from Susumu Yokota on Lo Recordings brings you in a deep and sensual journey through soft and emotional electronic music.
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